2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 27, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 401 - Morals and Politics of the Lord of the Rings

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: PL 201  and one additional PL 200-level course. A thorough examination of the moral and political philosophy of Tolkien's masterpiece. Students are required to read the trilogy and are expected to be familiar with the film. Primarily, students read philosophical texts covering the themes of friendship, virtue, privilege, liberty, sovereignty, war, justice, rebellion, family, moral failure, commerce and industry, sacrifice, and love. IC



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